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PC Tick Tock
How a computer tells time
An excellent source of information is Karen Kenworthy's web site.
"Karen is the author of the popular Power Tools, free programs that make life with Windows a lot easier.
What time is it
"Computers running Windows 95 or later can take advantage of a third circuit to measure time even more accurately. The frequency of this high- speed oscillator varies from one computer to another. But it usually produces a few million pulses each second.
<Doug Klippert@ 5:39 AM
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